Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

July 20, 2013

Donald E. McNealy, Sr.


Kokomo Tribune

---- — Mr. Donald Earl McNealy Sr., Sharpsville, formerly of Winchester, Va., died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Indianapolis. Mr. McNealy was born in 1935 in Winchester, Va., the son of Leelon R. and Emma McNealy.

He attended Handley High School, and was a retired truck driver for McLane Distribution. He was a former trustee of Burnt Presbyterian Church, a past member of Shawnee Lions Club, was active in Boy Scouts many years ago and volunteered at C-CAP. He served as a seaman apprentice with the United States Navy.

He married Betty Flowers on July 12, 1956, in Winchester, Va. They made their home in Hagerstown, Fredericksburg, and moved back to Winchester in their retirement years. Mrs. McNealy preceded him in death on July 6, 2006.

He was a very loving, devoted husband and father to children, Angela Bageant, Dianne Wright, Donald McNealy Jr., all of Winchester, Va., and Mike McNealy; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Christopher, Fredericksburg, Va. Donald was married a second time to Sue Henderson on Sept. 20, 2009. After their marriage, he moved to her Sharpsville home. He shared many joys with her children, Cindy Miller, Debbie Harding and Becky Davis;10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Bettie Wilson, Winchester, Va.

He was preceded in death by Ray McNealy, Allen McNealy and Ruby Albin.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Omps Funeral Home Amherst Chapel, Winchester, Va. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m.Monday at Burnt Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Patrick Lanaghan officiating. Interment will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to Burnt Presbyterian Church, 168 Burnt Church Road, Winchester, VA 22603 or to Shawnee Lions Club, P. O. Box 106, Winchester, VA 22604. Please view obituaries and tribute wall at www.ompsfuneralhome.com.